Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Buena Vista

The riverfront, mountains and hot springs are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Buena Vista. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, rafting and kayaking. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Buena Vista

Buena Vista is famous for its stunning river views and relaxing hot springs. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Buena Vista is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buena Vista River Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • San Isabel National Forest (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mt. Princeton (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mount Elbert (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • Independence Pass (29.7 mi / 47.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Buena Vista

Fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), the closest airport, located 47.2 mi (76 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), which is 48.6 mi (78.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Buena Vista?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 234 house rentals around Buena Vista. From 72 Cabins to 134 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Buena Vista is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Buena Vista?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Buena Vista:

  • Aspen Mountain: 641 vacation rentals
  • Valley of the Sun: 140 vacation rentals
  • Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area: 1,779 vacation rentals
  • Knollwood: 288 vacation rentals
  • Indian Mountain: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Buena Vista?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Buena Vista. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Buena Vista River Park: 208 home rentals
  • Tunnels Rd: 234 home rentals
  • Buena Vista Heritage Museum: 208 home rentals
  • Cottonwood Lake: 236 home rentals
  • Love Meadow: 211 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Buena Vista listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Buena Vista?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 72 Cabins in Buena Vista. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Buena Vista include:

  • Houses: 134 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 72 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 72 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Buena Vista?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation homes with pool available in Buena Vista.